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Posted on: September 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] ARPA Investments - Community Feedback- Update


The Select Board is seeking input on investment priorities for American Rescue Act Plan (ARPA) funds.

UPDATE:  The Select Board is meeting Monday evening October 4th, to begin deliberations on the APRA investments in preparation for vote on these investments scheduled for October 18th.  Updated information and the process and the proposed investments has been uploaded to 


The Town of Acton will receive $7,072,733 in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.   On September 13, 2021 the Select Board established a process for allocating the ARPA funds.  The Board reviewed a draft list of investment priorities from an initial needs assessment and launched a community engagement process to solicit feedback from the public.  After receiving this feedback the Board will consider voting to approve an ARPA investment plan on October 18, 2021.  

The comment period is officially open between now and October 13th. To submit comments:

  1. You can fill out a brief survey:
  2. And/or send an email to the Select Board using the following email address:

To learn more please visit:

We look forward to gathering your input for allocating this funding for critical initiatives to address community needs.

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